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Author: Volkan Sevim
University of South Carolina Beaufort, USA
Volkan Sevim is Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the School of Science and Mathematics at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. He received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Mathematics Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His doctoral research focused on students’ understanding of quadratic functions. His current research examines learning processes involved in the co-evolution of problem solving and problem posing. Dr. Sevim has presented his research at NCTM, AERA, PME, and PME-NA. Dr. Sevim has taught upper level mathematics courses at a public high school in Charlotte, NC, for five years. In the last four years, he has been teaching mathematics education methods courses to prospective elementary teachers at university level.
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
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Sevim V. (2017) Co-evolution of problem posing and problem‑solving after finding a way in. Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 173–175. http://constructivist.info/13/1/173
Sevim V. (2014) Interdisciplinary connections between radical constructivist approaches in mathematical problem solving and structural design in architecture. Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 411–412. http://constructivist.info/9/3/411
Sevim V. & Cifarelli V. V. (2014) Authors’ response: Radical constructivist conceptual analyses in mathematical problem solving and their implications for teaching. Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 386–392. http://constructivist.info/9/3/386
Cifarelli V. V. & Sevim V. (2014) Examining the role of re-presentation in mathematical problem solving: An application of ernst von glasersfeld’s conceptual analysis. Constructivist Foundations 9(3): 360–369. http://constructivist.info/9/3/360